Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
I have extensive experience supporting clients who suffer from trauma-related disorders, including intimate partner violence, childhood abuse/sexual abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and loss and grief issues. We will work together as partners in your treatment, developing a plan to process your trauma and move from the role of victim to that of a strong and successful survivor. I also have experience working with clients who have other anxiety-related disorders and now offer online sessions via HIPAA compliant, secure, easy to use platform. Easy online scheduling.
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(434) 264-5326
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I have extensive experience supporting clients who suffer from trauma-related disorders, including intimate partner violence, childhood abuse/sexual abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and loss and grief issues. We will work together as partners in your treatment, developing a plan to process your trauma and move from the role of victim to that of a strong and successful survivor. I also have experience working with clients who have other anxiety-related disorders and now offer online sessions via HIPAA compliant, secure, easy to use platform. Easy online scheduling.
Photo of Kevin L. Carter, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22911
At times life seems overwhelming and out of control. Do you feel stuck, unsure of yourself and/or your situation, do you wish to have your life be different, is this the vision you had for yourself, your child, or your family. I am here to help, you are not alone. Let’s work together to bring the change you desire. I believe that honesty, trust and respect are necessary to establish a strong therapeutic alliance. I am committed to facilitating an environment of acceptance, hope, and encouragement. I'm currently accepting new clients with limited availability to include evening hours.
Optima
(434) 277-2163
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22911
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At times life seems overwhelming and out of control. Do you feel stuck, unsure of yourself and/or your situation, do you wish to have your life be different, is this the vision you had for yourself, your child, or your family. I am here to help, you are not alone. Let’s work together to bring the change you desire. I believe that honesty, trust and respect are necessary to establish a strong therapeutic alliance. I am committed to facilitating an environment of acceptance, hope, and encouragement. I'm currently accepting new clients with limited availability to include evening hours.
Photo of Suzanne Wilberger LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
My office is located on the historic downtown mall of Charlottesville VA. I provide psychotherapy for adult men and women who are facing a wide range of life challenges. Maybe you're having difficulties due to anxiety or you are confused about your life’s direction or purpose. Possibly you have recently realized you have a pattern of becoming involved in unhealthy relationships and want to figure out why. I'll provide a comfortable, accepting, caring, and non-judgmental environment for you to gain an increased awareness of self, and to discover how this awareness can become the pathway towards growth and positive change.
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(434) 227-5993
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My office is located on the historic downtown mall of Charlottesville VA. I provide psychotherapy for adult men and women who are facing a wide range of life challenges. Maybe you're having difficulties due to anxiety or you are confused about your life’s direction or purpose. Possibly you have recently realized you have a pattern of becoming involved in unhealthy relationships and want to figure out why. I'll provide a comfortable, accepting, caring, and non-judgmental environment for you to gain an increased awareness of self, and to discover how this awareness can become the pathway towards growth and positive change.
Photo of Heather Whitney, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
I have spent the past 20+ years helping clients to lead happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives. My goal is to provide a stress free, nonjudgmental environment where you can feel supported, comfortable, and free to express yourself.
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(434) 226-5893
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I have spent the past 20+ years helping clients to lead happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives. My goal is to provide a stress free, nonjudgmental environment where you can feel supported, comfortable, and free to express yourself.
Photo of David L. Allen, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
My work is focused on all types of addictive behaviors, especially the use and abuse of substances. An Addiction is simply the use of something outside of ourselves to change the way we feel inside. I help individuals cope with their Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders by using an eclectic array of theories. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is extremely affective in treating addiction, but I use whatever techniques are required to help individuals overcome their addiction and face the underlying issues that are being medicated by their behaviors. I received a Masters in Community and Addictions Counseling from William & Mary.
Optima
(434) 443-6326
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
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My work is focused on all types of addictive behaviors, especially the use and abuse of substances. An Addiction is simply the use of something outside of ourselves to change the way we feel inside. I help individuals cope with their Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders by using an eclectic array of theories. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is extremely affective in treating addiction, but I use whatever techniques are required to help individuals overcome their addiction and face the underlying issues that are being medicated by their behaviors. I received a Masters in Community and Addictions Counseling from William & Mary.
Photo of Tiffani Ashland LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22901
The decision to pursue therapy is an important step. Working with the right therapist can be a valuable investment in yourself, and your relationships. As a psychotherapist, I believe the best results come from establishing a therapeutic relationship by getting to know you as a person - not simply as a cluster of symptoms - then tailoring interventions to fit your unique needs & strengths. I have been in the field for over 24 years, and have worked with individuals, couples & families, treating a wide variety of clinical issues. I invite you to contact me with any questions, or to discuss your specific needs for therapy.
Optima
(434) 337-3931
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22901
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The decision to pursue therapy is an important step. Working with the right therapist can be a valuable investment in yourself, and your relationships. As a psychotherapist, I believe the best results come from establishing a therapeutic relationship by getting to know you as a person - not simply as a cluster of symptoms - then tailoring interventions to fit your unique needs & strengths. I have been in the field for over 24 years, and have worked with individuals, couples & families, treating a wide variety of clinical issues. I invite you to contact me with any questions, or to discuss your specific needs for therapy.
Photo of Tracey Mallard, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Tracey's focus is working with adolescents, adults, and families interested in make changes through the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Reality Therapy. These therapies assist clients in overcoming the inability to gain satisfaction in life by challenging unhelpful thoughts, feelings and behaviors to improve emotional regulation and develop personal coping strategies. Believing that people are products of their past powerful influences, she acknowledges that they can make changes to overcome their history in order to create a positive future.
Optima
(434) 204-2324
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Tracey's focus is working with adolescents, adults, and families interested in make changes through the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Reality Therapy. These therapies assist clients in overcoming the inability to gain satisfaction in life by challenging unhelpful thoughts, feelings and behaviors to improve emotional regulation and develop personal coping strategies. Believing that people are products of their past powerful influences, she acknowledges that they can make changes to overcome their history in order to create a positive future.
Photo of Terri Higgins, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22903
I work with adults using a strengths-based approach and view the counseling process as a partnership and an opportunity for you to learn more about yourself. We will honor the patterns that have kept you safe in the past, while at the same time gently removing the barriers that have kept you from being the person you wish to be. I utilize different methods in my work, striving to tailor my approach to the needs, learning styles, and strengths of each individual.
Optima
(434) 337-3797
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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I work with adults using a strengths-based approach and view the counseling process as a partnership and an opportunity for you to learn more about yourself. We will honor the patterns that have kept you safe in the past, while at the same time gently removing the barriers that have kept you from being the person you wish to be. I utilize different methods in my work, striving to tailor my approach to the needs, learning styles, and strengths of each individual.
Photo of Carol Nelson, LCSW, LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CCTP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22901
I feel the client is the expert on themselves, thus, I believe in a client centered approach. My passion is guiding those with trauma to heal whether the trauma is a simple trauma or complex. I utilize various modalities depending on the individual and the circumstances. I have treated severe trauma, PTSD, mood disorders, dual diagnosed patients, families, couples, and other client centered issues.
Optima
(434) 990-4163
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22901
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I feel the client is the expert on themselves, thus, I believe in a client centered approach. My passion is guiding those with trauma to heal whether the trauma is a simple trauma or complex. I utilize various modalities depending on the individual and the circumstances. I have treated severe trauma, PTSD, mood disorders, dual diagnosed patients, families, couples, and other client centered issues.
Photo of Afton Cordoba, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Afton has experience working with individuals in the areas of anxiety, depression, interpersonal conflict, trauma, grief/loss and life transitions. Afton believes that every person is fully capable of change, growth and healing. Her work focuses on empowering clients to recognize their inner strengths and cultivate healthy mindsets. Afton integrates elements of cognitive behavior therapy and solution focused therapy to aid clients in challenging negative thought processes, setting goals and envisioning their future selves. She also uses mindfulness as a way to help clients explore their present situation and find joy and peace.
Optima
(434) 204-2958
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Afton has experience working with individuals in the areas of anxiety, depression, interpersonal conflict, trauma, grief/loss and life transitions. Afton believes that every person is fully capable of change, growth and healing. Her work focuses on empowering clients to recognize their inner strengths and cultivate healthy mindsets. Afton integrates elements of cognitive behavior therapy and solution focused therapy to aid clients in challenging negative thought processes, setting goals and envisioning their future selves. She also uses mindfulness as a way to help clients explore their present situation and find joy and peace.
Photo of Deborah Sinek, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Can you use your mind to reduce your suffering, rather than increase it? Or to increase meaning and depth in your life? You can, but most people need a little help with this. Sometimes a sympathetic family member or wise friend can help a great deal; other times when a knowledgeable, compassionate professional is a better choice. Perhaps your internal life feels out of control, or you're feeling stuck, repeating ineffective patterns of relating to yourself and others. I work with people to help them understand themselves and their situation, manage stress better, and make positive changes happen.
Optima
(434) 202-3939
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Can you use your mind to reduce your suffering, rather than increase it? Or to increase meaning and depth in your life? You can, but most people need a little help with this. Sometimes a sympathetic family member or wise friend can help a great deal; other times when a knowledgeable, compassionate professional is a better choice. Perhaps your internal life feels out of control, or you're feeling stuck, repeating ineffective patterns of relating to yourself and others. I work with people to help them understand themselves and their situation, manage stress better, and make positive changes happen.
Photo of Micah Fleitman, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
The fact that you are here now, reading these words, shows that a part of you is ready for change. It takes courage to face our feelings and work through them to build a better life. When we do face our feelings, we find that everything we are feeling and doing has helped us to survive our past experiences. We learn to give compassion and understanding to ourselves and our loved ones, and recognize that we have each been doing our best. We can then learn new ways of relating with our feelings and our loved ones that brings joy and connection.
Optima
(434) 448-3633
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Optima
The fact that you are here now, reading these words, shows that a part of you is ready for change. It takes courage to face our feelings and work through them to build a better life. When we do face our feelings, we find that everything we are feeling and doing has helped us to survive our past experiences. We learn to give compassion and understanding to ourselves and our loved ones, and recognize that we have each been doing our best. We can then learn new ways of relating with our feelings and our loved ones that brings joy and connection.
Photo of Stacie Davidson, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Once the therapeutic relationship is established, Stacie determines which techniques and interventions will best fit the needs of each client. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy which entails exploring automatic and unhelpful thought patterns and restructuring them to be healthier, truer, and more helpful thoughts in living a happy and fulfilled life. This often calls for teaching mindfulness skills, which is a first step in learning to become aware and more in control of thoughts.
Optima
(434) 216-2445
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Once the therapeutic relationship is established, Stacie determines which techniques and interventions will best fit the needs of each client. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy which entails exploring automatic and unhelpful thought patterns and restructuring them to be healthier, truer, and more helpful thoughts in living a happy and fulfilled life. This often calls for teaching mindfulness skills, which is a first step in learning to become aware and more in control of thoughts.
Photo of Erin E. Horn, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
NOT CURRENTLY TAKING NEW THERAPY CLIENTS. I am a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in treatment of depression, anxiety, and relationship problems in adolescents, adults, and couples. I work from a relational perspective, and use evidence-based interventions (e.g., cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based relaxation, emotion-focused, and interpersonal process techniques) to treat a variety of presenting issues. I work collaboratively with my clients to develop goals and a treatment plan that is individually tailored to their needs and balances enhanced self-insight with developing more useful and effective coping strategies.
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(434) 363-9154
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NOT CURRENTLY TAKING NEW THERAPY CLIENTS. I am a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in treatment of depression, anxiety, and relationship problems in adolescents, adults, and couples. I work from a relational perspective, and use evidence-based interventions (e.g., cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based relaxation, emotion-focused, and interpersonal process techniques) to treat a variety of presenting issues. I work collaboratively with my clients to develop goals and a treatment plan that is individually tailored to their needs and balances enhanced self-insight with developing more useful and effective coping strategies.
Photo of Greg Amodeo, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CSAC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
The ongoing pandemic, social, and economic hardship can make each day can feel like a struggle just to get up and face your life without overwhelming suffering. You may feel alone and isolated because nobody understands what you are going through and wonder if you will ever be happy again. But social isolation doesn't have to be emotional isolation. By reaching out, you have begun the steps to feel better. With my professional guidance and your commitment, we can heal your traumatic pain and start a new chapter. I am thankful you are here, so we may continue these first steps towards your new happiness.
Optima
(804) 823-5475
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
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The ongoing pandemic, social, and economic hardship can make each day can feel like a struggle just to get up and face your life without overwhelming suffering. You may feel alone and isolated because nobody understands what you are going through and wonder if you will ever be happy again. But social isolation doesn't have to be emotional isolation. By reaching out, you have begun the steps to feel better. With my professional guidance and your commitment, we can heal your traumatic pain and start a new chapter. I am thankful you are here, so we may continue these first steps towards your new happiness.
Photo of Mary Powell, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMFT, LSATP, SAP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Feeling stuck and not knowing which way to turn? Feeling overwhelmed and not sure how to ask for help? Not sure what to try next? I have been there. Unsure, overwhelmed, and afraid of what I might discover if I looked inside. That is where I began my own journey back in 1987. That is how I know that there is hope. It is unfortunate, that we don’t get to pick our parents or early care givers. For many of us, the experiences from early childhood, shape who we are today and how we interact with the world around us. These experiences are powerful influences on how we cope with life stress and even the partners we chose in life.
Optima
(540) 208-5951
Verified
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Optima
Feeling stuck and not knowing which way to turn? Feeling overwhelmed and not sure how to ask for help? Not sure what to try next? I have been there. Unsure, overwhelmed, and afraid of what I might discover if I looked inside. That is where I began my own journey back in 1987. That is how I know that there is hope. It is unfortunate, that we don’t get to pick our parents or early care givers. For many of us, the experiences from early childhood, shape who we are today and how we interact with the world around us. These experiences are powerful influences on how we cope with life stress and even the partners we chose in life.
Photo of Kelsey Fassieux, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Dr. Fassieux integrates a variety of counseling techniques into her work, often focusing upon interpersonal relationships, utilizing principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and identifying individual strengths. She believes people are resourceful and often solve problems intelligently and creatively, especially when supported within the context of an encouraging and therapeutic relationship. When working with children and teens, Dr. Fassieux works from a developmental perspective to explore lagging skills and develop concrete strategies to build competencies and capabilities.
Optima
(434) 290-4220
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Dr. Fassieux integrates a variety of counseling techniques into her work, often focusing upon interpersonal relationships, utilizing principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and identifying individual strengths. She believes people are resourceful and often solve problems intelligently and creatively, especially when supported within the context of an encouraging and therapeutic relationship. When working with children and teens, Dr. Fassieux works from a developmental perspective to explore lagging skills and develop concrete strategies to build competencies and capabilities.
Photo of Jessica Blurton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SEP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Discouraging symptoms and behaviors are indicators of distress, but don't have to define you as a person. We will build upon your strengths while gaining an understanding of what you are struggling with in our work together. We will focus on self-awareness while looking through a lens of compassion. Getting to know your thoughts, feelings and body more intimately can lead to living the life you want. With over a decade of experience, I have successfully assisted clients with topics including, but not limited to: anxiety, depression, trauma, family of origin difficulties, grief/loss, relationship challenges, and transgender issues.
Optima
(434) 485-0045
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Discouraging symptoms and behaviors are indicators of distress, but don't have to define you as a person. We will build upon your strengths while gaining an understanding of what you are struggling with in our work together. We will focus on self-awareness while looking through a lens of compassion. Getting to know your thoughts, feelings and body more intimately can lead to living the life you want. With over a decade of experience, I have successfully assisted clients with topics including, but not limited to: anxiety, depression, trauma, family of origin difficulties, grief/loss, relationship challenges, and transgender issues.
Photo of Raechel Brittain, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Raechel’s therapeutic style is comprised of non-judgment, validation, and supportive confrontation- the ingredients she believes are most necessary to promote change and growth. She enjoys supporting individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, stress management, personality issues, crisis prevention/intervention and trauma. This breadth of experience in different treatment settings has prepared her to work with a diverse client base.
Optima
(434) 443-6355
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Raechel’s therapeutic style is comprised of non-judgment, validation, and supportive confrontation- the ingredients she believes are most necessary to promote change and growth. She enjoys supporting individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, stress management, personality issues, crisis prevention/intervention and trauma. This breadth of experience in different treatment settings has prepared her to work with a diverse client base.
Photo of Emily Schorpp, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
I’m a LCSW with many years of experience working with adolescents, families, and young adults. I believe that we all are powerful and resilient beyond measure, but sometimes find ourselves caught in patterns that no longer serve us. The teen years are a time of inquiry and creation, but also a time of confusion, fear, and angst. I find delight in walking this part of their journey with them as they navigate their way into adulthood. I believe that one’s experience in therapy is most impacted by the quality of the relationship between the therapist and client. To be seen and heard is the greatest gift we can give to another.
Optima
(434) 771-0475
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
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I’m a LCSW with many years of experience working with adolescents, families, and young adults. I believe that we all are powerful and resilient beyond measure, but sometimes find ourselves caught in patterns that no longer serve us. The teen years are a time of inquiry and creation, but also a time of confusion, fear, and angst. I find delight in walking this part of their journey with them as they navigate their way into adulthood. I believe that one’s experience in therapy is most impacted by the quality of the relationship between the therapist and client. To be seen and heard is the greatest gift we can give to another.

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Optima (Optima Health) Therapists
Optima Health provides health plan coverage to members throughout Virginia. Are you looking for a Downtown, Charlottesville Optima Health Therapist? These Downtown, Charlottesville Therapists accept Optima Health insurance. They include Optima Therapists in Downtown, Charlottesville, Optima psychologists and Optima counseling. A Downtown, Charlottesville Therapist who accepts Optima, may be in network with Optima, or can assist you to make a claim on your Optima Health insurance (as an out of network Optima provider). When you make an appointment, please chat with the Therapist you select about how your coverage with Optima health will work. And make sure to confirm with Optima's point of service if you have any questions.

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